|Location||72nd and Q Streets
|Broke ground||June 29, 2011|
|Opened||October 19, 2012
(Rodney Atkins concert)
October 26, 2012
(First Omaha Lancers game)
|Owner||City of Ralston|
|Operator||City of Ralston|
|Construction cost||$36.8 million
($37.8 million in 2014 dollars)
|Architect||ICON Architectural Group|
|General contractor||Boyd Jones Construction|
|Capacity||5,306 - (End Stage Concert)
4,691 - (NCAA Div I Basketball)
4,020 - (USHL Hockey)
Omaha Rollergirls (2013)
The Ralston Arena, also called the Ralston Sports and Event Center, is an arena located in Ralston, Nebraska, a suburb of Omaha, Nebraska. It serves as the home of the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League, the Omaha Mavericks NCAA Division I men's basketball team (until their new arena opens in Fall 2015), and the Omaha Beef of the CPIFL.
It was also the location of the VEX Robotics Nationals competition in 2013.
Ralston Arena contains more messageboards than any arena of its size, 14 in all, plus video screens on each end.
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